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VIRTUAL REALITY FOR VETERANS WITH PTSD RECREATES THE SMELLS, SOUNDS, AND FEELINGS OF AN IED

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“I’m testing Bravemind, an immersive virtual reality exposure therapy session for returning veterans with PTSD. It’s all part of an attempt to treat military patients using a technique called “exposure therapy,” which conventionally consists of therapists talking their patients through guided encounters with environments like crowded marketplaces, automobiles, and indoor spaces where their initial trauma took place.”

BY NEAL UNGERLEIDER of Fastcoexist.com

Read more: http://www.fastcoexist.com/3031510/virutal-reality-for-vets-with-ptsd-recreates-the-smells-sounds-and-feelings-of-an-ied?fullsite